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HELP! Grave has been located immigrant flag male ancestor  Pierre  LEJEUNE

  (b. abt. 1595 Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France   d. abt. 1638 Port Royal, Acadia )  

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Pierre LEJEUNE was born abt. 1595 in Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France

Pierre LEJEUNE was the child of ?   and   ?

Pierre was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1638.

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Pierre  married   UNKNOWN abt. 1622 .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. UNKNOWN  was born abt. 1603 in Martaizé, Loudun, Vienne, France (Martaize). 

Pierre LEJEUNE died abt. 1638 in Port Royal, Acadia .
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'L'espirit de retour (the spirit of return) proved strong for the majority of French migrants, and fewer than one in ten remained in l'Acadie. But those who stayed became the founding generation of the Acadians: Pierre Lejeune and his wife (her name unknown), with their three young children...'

Source: A Great and Noble Scheme by John Mack Faragher, page 45

From worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ cgi-bin/ igm.cgi?op=GET&db=avoyelles&id=I03355

'Lejeunes immigrated via interesting path
By Damon Veach
Genealogy columnist/ The Times-Picayune
April 12, 1998
The first Lejeune to arrive in Acadia from France was Pierre LeJeune, along with his wife, whose name is not known, and their three children, Edmee or Aimee, Pierre II and Catherine. This LeJeune family was from the Poitou region of France.

By the census of 1671, Edmee was married to Francois Gautrot (Gautreaux), and Catherine was married to Francois Scavois (Savoie). Pierre II is not mentioned in the census of...Read MORE...



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Pierre LEJEUNE - Source: Pioneers of Acadia by Stephen A. White
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Source: Pioneers of Acadia by Stephen A. White

Pierre is buried at: Garrison Graveyard
St. George St.

Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

From ameriquefrancaise.org: "Very few 18th century documents refer to the appearance of Acadian cemeteries, but those that do indicate that Acadians before the Deportation marked their graves with wooden crosses."
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